BUSINESS STUDY TOUR

BUS3BST

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject represents an opportunity to take part in a domestic or international study tour as a full credit subject. The La Trobe Business School offers study tours in a range of discipline areas. You will be involved in intensive learning tasks and also get the opportunity to visit and observe a number of sites relevant to the disciplinary context of the specific tour, which may include events, businesses, cultural sites, organisations and authorities. The learning experience is augmented through active engagement with professionals, observations, and personal reflection of your experiences on tour. This learning is supported by on-line and/or face-to-face learning activities and specific assessment tasks tailored to the nature of the study tour activities. Enrolment in an instance of this subject is by application and is subject to approval by the Instance Coordinator, which may be subject also to the availability of opportunities and supervisors.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClare D'Souza

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed 120 credit points OR passed MGT1FOM. Subject coordinator's approval is also required for admission.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Integrate and apply theories and skills to practical situations

Activities:
Research, site visits and applying theory to practices
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

02. Enhance cultural awareness and understanding of cross-cultures

Activities:
Class lectures, discussions and readings that generate an understanding of cross cultural principles and practices in an global economy
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Demonstrate effective experiential learning skills, enhance self awareness and cultural emotional intelligence

Activities:
Written reflections, discussions and site visits with industry within an international context
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Apply global reasoning, standards or codes of practices relevant to international trade and make decisions that are informed by globalisation.

Activities:
Cultural site visits, class lectures, industry site visits, lectures by industry specialists
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Week 01-08, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size40

Enrolment information Interview Consultation

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClare D'Souza

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 01 - 08
Twelve 16.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 01 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Site visits/cultural ac"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual: Reflection DiaryMaintain a reflective journal and enter day to day entries during the course of the trip. Ongoing participation and tasks broadly equivalent to 500 words10 03
Individual: Business Proposal (2000 words)Prepare an international business proposal by applying the experience gained from the tour. Students should be able to apply evidence based local knowledge.45 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual: Essay (2000 words)Students should be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills, cultural foramalization and mastery of the basic principles of internationalisation45 01, 02, 04